Only people with access to this org can join its meeting

51010733 21 Reputation points

As per Microsoft Secure Score we restricted Let anonymous people join a meeting and turned it off but then external users we invited to meetings couldn't join them.
I have noticed that Let anonymous people join a meeting can be set in two different places.
either in Meeting Settings or in the Meeting Policies is there a reason it can be set in two places?
Can we turn it off in the Meeting Settings but then turn it on again in the Meeting Policies so that it lets external users in?
But this would then satisfy the Secure Score?

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  1. Vasil Michev 71,116 Reputation points MVP

    Secure score recommendations are not something you should apply blindly, always consider your own business needs first. If your users are regularly hosting meetings with external participants and anonymous join is a requirement, leave it enabled in the policy settings. If needed, each meeting organizer will then be able to toggle it on a per-meeting basis via the Meeting Settings dialog.

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  1. 51010733 21 Reputation points

    Anonymous users are users that are invited outside of our Office 365 Tenant. So it doesn't matter if they have office 365 or not my understand is?
    I couldn't see the Toggle to turn it on in the meeting settings per meeting. As i guess we could then turn the setting off and then the organizer turns on the Anonymous join if they need to invite externals.